Publication: Faber and Faber, 1959, London
First edition. Fine in dust jacket. 20TH Century Crime & Mystery Writers, p.1067 says, "... features Welcome's other leading man, Simon Herald, another former spy. Herald, once a world class racing driver, faces turning 40 and a bitter divorce. He falls in love with a younger woman whose brother is hunted by a group of vicious thugs who want to gain the secret of a formula that makes horses race faster. Hairbreath escape follows hairbreath escape as Herald faces overwhelming odds, brutal beatings, a psychopathic killer, and an obsessed millionaire to save his lover's brother."
Inventory Number: 25285